FPGA/DSP Engineer

Job Details

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

We develop world-class RF and data systems and we are expanding our teams in areas including space systems and C5ISR with a common requirement for electronic engineering.

We need skilled, enthusiastic and motivated people at all experience levels from early careers to seasoned professional to deliver these exciting new capabilities.

Our Wireless group provides consultancy-led engineering services to national security and defence customers. Solving our clients’ problems often requires us to produce novel high-performance solutions, comprising of cutting-edge software and hardware technologies.

What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)
 
In this role you will:
We design and deliver high-performance radio and data processing systems, generating the most interesting and complex radio design challenges. Whether it’s the most sensitive radio receivers, designing for very low SWaP environments or implementing innovative DSP algorithms, we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver. Depending on your experience level, you might use your skills and experience to lead teams of engineers to design, implement, set to work and deliver radio application designs. Or, as an early-years professional, you might develop your DSP skills as part of a dynamic and skilled engineering team, working towards taking on ever-greater project responsibility.

You will work on a wide variety of state-of-the-art radio application designs on our world-class SDR platforms, from concept and modelling in environments such as MATLAB before implementation in VHDL and C/C++. 

What we are looking for… (Skills and Experience)

We are looking for ambitious, high-calibre people with the following characteristics:

Essential:

•    Highly motivated with a strong academic background typically in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics. A Levels typically AA in Maths and Physics. PhD applicants also encouraged.
•    Experience in radio communications and Digital Signal Processing techniques
•    Fluent in MATLAB
•    Working knowledge of one or more programming languages, for example C, C++, Python, Linux programming, VHDL, Verilog
•    Proven problem-solving / fault-finding skills
•    Excellent team working abilities
•    Ability to learn quickly

Desirable:

•    Experience of FPGA development (e.g. VHDL, Verilog, ModelSim, vendor toolchains)
•    A keen interest in the space sector and awareness of latest industry developments
•    Experience of developing for space applications 
•    Broad interest in wireless technology, embedded systems and awareness of latest industry developments
•    Understanding of digital and/or analogue hardware design with some hands-on laboratory experience of debug/set-to-work 

Further Information
Occasional travel may be required in this role to visit customer sites for demonstrations, installations, handovers or reviews.

An SC level security clearance is required for this role, and candidates should already have, or be capable of obtaining UK SC clearance.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 

Company

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.

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